Nick Augostini

News Roundup: May 30 – June 5

News Roundup: May 30 – June 5

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “London Produce Show Spotlight Series: NC Department Of Agriculture,”¬†Perishable News: As the London Produce Show prepares its second edition […]

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How to pick the perfect N.C. watermelon

From slices and seed-spitting contests to watermelon salsa and pickled rinds, no matter how you enjoy watermelon there’s no denying it’s a big part of the summer season. North Carolina is the eighth-largest producer of watermelons in the nation, and more than 249 million pounds of watermelon were grown in the state in 2012. In […]

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